Tag: "leaders" at medical news
Challenges To Native American Health Care Even More Profound Than Those Facing The U.S. Health System In General
...health systems. In a surveyconducted in 1997 of 85 leaders
of Native American health care at 33 clinicsites, ...nttraining for current Native American health care leaders
is essential to thelong-term viability of these programs. The survey also identified prioritytopics...
Athletes, Fraternity Men Are Top Drinkers
...on average. The drinking practices of team leaders
revealed in the study are of concern to Philip W. ...es at Cornell University: 64 percent of male team leaders
say they binge on alcohol, while 61 percent of their teammates report binging. By comparison, 45 pe...
New Survey Finds Physicians Seek More Clarity In MS Diagnosis And Management
...isease state. "MS specialists and opinion leaders
need to take more of a leading rolein guiding the ...ofoster discussion and debate among key MS thought leaders
and researchers. The University of Maryland will make the outcome of the meetingavailable t...
UCSF To Establish Formal Hospitalists Training Program
...cient clinicians, but they alsoneed to learn to be leaders
in making the system work better," Wachter said. Though hospitalists currently work in a number of hospitals throughout thecountry, including the UCSF Medical Center, part of UCSF Stanford Health Care,which has used hospitalists for about three years...
University Of California San Francisco Dental School Launches Pilot Program For Pre-Dental Students
...ans by increasing access to health care,foundation leaders
said. "This grant is part of a series of investments beingmade by The California Endowment to enhance the health of Californians," saidSteven Uranga McKane, the Endowment's president. "It will further our missionof expanding access to health care t...
Beyond Pharmaceuticals: Business And Academic Leaders Forecast The Future Of "Combinatorial Chemistry"
...myx Technologies, ArQule, DuPont andother industry leaders
will present their views of this swiftly developing fieldto over 200 attendees at UD's Newark, Del., campus. "After only 10 years, combinatorial chemistry is completely accepted and fullyintegrated into pharmaceutical companies," says W. Henry Weinbe...
Radically New Type Of Surgery Tested On First Patient
...edicine in St. Louis and Barnes-Jewish Hospitalare leaders
in neurosurgery. What were the major challenges? Developing the algorithms and technology to manage the magnetic field was amajor challenge because field strength must change rapidly in response tocomputer commands. Designing the X-ray system also w...
Women With Cancer Want More Control
...isease. The women interviewed areamong the opinion leaders
in the intersecting worlds of cancer advocacy, the...ut options they often do not know they have." "The leaders
of the advocacy movement have a sophisticated understanding of thelimits of conventional cancer trea...
So Near And Yet So Far. . . FDA Approves Laser Vision Correction For
...of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, one of thenation's leaders
in the field of laser surgery, was the principal investigatorof the VISX Los Angeles-area hyperopia clinical trial. The outstanding outcomesof patients in the Cedars-Sinai trial, together with equally positive results in6 other regional trial center...
Tobacco Control Is Global Challenge, WHO Director Says
...gislators,ministers of health, and other political leaders
from more than 30 countries toidentify key policie...el of public awareness." Dr. Brundtland said world leaders
"should really worry" about the growth intobacco consumption, adding, "Our main battlefield on chil...
Study Shows That Pediatricians Play Crucial Role In Violence Prevention
...le of the physician must be supported by community leaders
andparents." The study reports that physicians need to become familiar with the resources intheir communities and help children plug into programs that can benefit them. The qualitative study was conducted by interviewing pediatricians,com...
Bioterrorism topic of first new nationally broadcast public health grand rounds session
...f Public Health to promote discussion among health leaders
on pressing public healthissues will expand June 11 with the debut of the Public Health Grand Rounds series. Professionals from local and state health departments, hospitals, clinics,emergency management services, and managed care organizations will...
National Cancer Institute awards Wistar Institute $6.6 million for melanoma research
...vetreatments. Three of the four current program leaders
have been involved in Wistar'smelanoma research project since its inception: Dr. Meenhard Herlyn, who is theproject's principal investigator; Wistar immunologist, Dorothee Herlyn, D.V.M.;and University of Pennsylvania pathologist, David Elder, M.D., ...
UCSF conference examines the impact of 'hospitalists' on doctor-patient relationship
...ionship and the HospitalistMovement," will include leaders
in managed care, patient advocacy, informatics,bioethics and the hospitalist movement. The hospitalist is a departure from the way doctors traditionally functioned inthe hospital. In the past, patients' primary care physicians managed theirinpatient...
World leaders, public health officials to meet at third annual conference on HIV/AIDS
...nd preparedness." During the three-day symposium, leaders
from around the world will debate,discuss and present never before published data on a variety of issuesincluding: World trade reform, intellectual property rights, pharmaceuticalpatents and the TRIPS Agreement Leveraging industry investment in H...
Issues surrounding genetic medicine and the Jewish population to be explored at conference
...hat the conference will draw community members and leaders
aswell as health care professionals, because a growing number of patients areseeking information on genetic medicine. Sherman Oaks resident Marcia Litt was one of them. When she was diagnosed withbreast cancer at age 48, Marcia was worried about more...
Visionary physician pioneers alternative clubfoot treatment
...ty biomedical research. Its researchers are world leaders
in areas ranging from cardiovascular studies and brain mapping to age-related macular degeneration and cochlear implant research and implantation. Together, the UI Hospitals and Clinics and College of Medicine provide world-class patient care, healt...
Announcement of new consumer medical internet service
...l 888-677-5722, passcode 27170 WHO: Physician leaders
from societies including The American MedicalAssociation, The American Academy of Pediatrics, The American Academy ofOphthalmology and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Speakers will be available for one-on-one interviews. CON...
Hostility, coercion, sexism among causes of harassment in military
...cally, what we found is that tolerant attitudes by leaders
in an organization are related to increased rates of harassment, and that sexual harassment has real negative effects." The effects included job dissatisfaction and reduced psychological and physical well being. "Given a certain amount of harassme...
New book asks ethical questions about human subjects research
...icular Jewish community in Curacao. "The community leaders
said to him, 'We want a big say in what you do.' He faced the question of whether and how to change from the familiar model of relationship between powerful researchers and passive subjects and their communities," Henderson says. Questions about rela...
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